GROUNDSMAN

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

POST: GROUNDSMAN

SALARY: R83 766 per annum

CENTRE: West Coast TB Centre (Situated at Sonstraal Hospital, Paarl) (West Coast District)

REQUIREMENTS: Minimum requirement: Basic numeracy and literacy. Experience: Appropriate experience in gardening. Inherent requirement of the job: Ability to be physically strong. Valid (Code(B/EB) drivers licence. Competencies (knowledge/skills): Good communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to read, speak and write in at least two of the three official languages of the Western Cape. Good problem solving skills. Basic knowledge of garden tool maintenance. Note: No payment of any kind is required when applying for this post.

DUTIES: Key result areas/outputs): Perform all grounds related tasks in conjunction with the Gardening Services Contract (i.e. cutting of trees, tend to flower beds, weed eradication, trimming and cleaning between the fences. Operate, maintain and safeguard all gardening equipment. Assist Handyman with maintenance and repair of equipment, terrain and buildings. Render an effective, efficient driver, porter and messenger service. General support functions to colleagues, supervisor and management. Move beds and equipment in wards and offices. Support to colleagues and supervisor. Waste management on Estate (municipal and medical).

ENQUIRIES: Ms S Daniels, tel. no. (021) 862-3176

APPLICATIONS: The Director: West Coast District, Private Bag X15, Malmesbury, 7299.

FOR ATTENTION: Mr E Sass

NOTE: It will be expected of candidates to be available for selection interviews on a date, time and place as determined by the Department. Kindly note that excess personnel will receive preference.